[MONGABAY]: We are “very far” from what vulnerable communities need for climate adaptation, says Adaptation Fund head

The excitement around bringing “all fossil fuels” into climate talks for the first time overshadowed another crucial dimension of the climate crisis, which did not get its time in the sun at the 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) summit in Dubai – adaptation. Adaptation, or the necessary adjustment by communities and ecosystems to changing weather patterns and rising temperatures, was treated as “the poor cousin” of climate talks through the two-week summit but continues to be the bridge to building a more climate-resilient future.

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